3/20: Indians vs. A's
Today’s 4:05 p.m. ET game, better known as the Andy Marte Showcase, can be heard live on the Indians Radio Network and on tape delay at 7 p.m. ET on WTAM 1100. There is no TV.
INDIANS: 3B Jamey Carroll, 2B Asdrubal Cabrera, DH Travis Hafner, C Victor Martinez, LF Ryan Garko, CF Josh Barfield, RF Trevor Crowe, 1B Andy Marte, SS Wilson Valdez. RHP Carl Pavano.
Also available to pitch: LHP Scott Lewis, RHPs Matt Herges, Ed Mujica and Greg Aquino. RHPs Joe Smith, Jensen Lewis, Rafael Betancourt and Masa Kobayashi will pitch in a Minor League game.
ATHLETICS: CF Rajai Davis, RF Jack Cust, 3B Nomar Garciaparra, DH Jason Giambi, C Landon Powell, 1B Daric Barton, SS Bobby Crosby, LF Aaron Cunningham, 2B Cliff Pennington. LHP Brett Anderson.
Also of note today: Fausto Carmona said his bruised right forearm is fine. “Just a little pain,” he said.
Pitching coach Carl Willis said Carmona will play catch today and is still scheduled to throw a bullpen session tomorrow.